Picture of the Day - April 30

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An extended family eat cotton candy in celebration of a child's birthday in Varanasi.  Photo Courtesy of Vimal Nagar.

Picture of the Day - April 29

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A child enjoys a snow cone at Assi ghat in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - April 28

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A Varanasi fish seller prepares fish.

Picture of the Day - April 27

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A man poses wearing necklaces made of rudraskha beads in Varanasi, India.

Picture of the Day - April 26

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In certain parts of Varanasi, buildings look this way.  Notice the mobile tower standing on the roof of a building.  Each building has its own shed in which, cows are kept.

Picture of the Day - April 25

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A woman toasts a roti in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - April 24

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This man stands twenty four hours day and night to show his devotion to Shiva at Rajendra Prasad ghat in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - April 23

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Devotees in Varanasi honor the priest of the Gopal temple and his son.  Photo courtesy of Vimal Nagar.

Picture of the Day - April 22

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Ragini Sarna gives performs a vocal recital in Varanasi.  Photo courtesy of Vimal Nagar.

Picture of the Day - April 21

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Somnath Mardur sings in Varanasi at a weekly music program.  Photo courtesy of Vimal Nagar.

Picture of the Day - April 20

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Several boats are prepared for a concert on the Ganges river in Varanasi.  Photo courtesy of Vimal Nagar.

Picture of the Day - April 19

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A palm reader in Varanasi takes a nap.

Picture of the Day - April 18

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Two rickshaw drivers take a nap in a cycle rickshaw in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - April 17

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A man gives his son a bath outside the railway station in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - April 16

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A man juggles flaming batons in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - April 15

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People sing worship songs at a function in Varanasi.  Photo courtesy of Vimal Nagar.

Picture of the Day - April 14

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Dancers perform at Ram ghat in Varanasi.  Photo courtesy of Vimal Nagar.

Picture of the Day - April 13

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At the start of a musical program at Ram ghat in Varanasi, oil lamps are lit.  Photo courtesy of Vimal Nagar.

Picture of the Day - April 12

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A couple drop puffed rice on a fire in a ritual for their marriage ceremony in Varanasi.  Photo courtesy of Vimal Nagar.

Picture of the Day - April 11

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A bride is covered with haldi paste in a ceremony in Varanasi.  Photo Courtesy of Vimal Nagar.

Picture of the Day - April 10

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A family celebrates their child's first birthday in Varanasi.  Photo courtesy of Vimal Nagar.

Picture of the Day - April 9

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A lady prays at Dashashwamedh ghat in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - April 8

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Cricket fever in Varanasi during the cricket world cup.

Picture of the Day - April 7

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A boy cleans cricket bats at a sports store in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - April 6

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A band plays in a temple in Mirzapur district.

Picture of the Day - April 5

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Marigolds at the flower market in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - April 4

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Men sell garlands of flowers in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - April 3

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The light from the full moon reflects on the Ganges river as dev deepawali begins in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - April 2

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Tourists take photos from a hotel on the Ganges river during dev deepawali in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - April 1

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A man puts steel forms in place for the pouring of concrete in preparation for building the Samne ghat bridge at Varanasi.